Monthly Archives: March 2018

Lake Tekapo

1 March 2018 Lake Tekapo is north of Mount Cook and on our route to Christchurch. It is a popular stop for tourists. The town of Lake Tekapo is small but has all the ammenities a traveller needs and is … Continue reading

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Mount Cook National Park & Lake Pukaki

28 February 2018 The morning travel from Queenstown to Twizel did not go as planned. We finally arrived in Twizel about 2 hours late. We quickly checked in to our cabin and drove alongside Lake Pukaki to Mount Cook National … Continue reading

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Queenstown: TSS Earnslaw

27 February 2018 Queenstown Bay has several boat rides available from mild to wild. We took the popular 90 minute lake tour on the TSS Earnslaw, a steam ship. The ship takes you from Queenstown to Walter Peak and back. … Continue reading

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Queenstown: Skyline

27 February 2018 Skyline Queenstown has fun for all ages. The gondola ride takes you from Queenstown up the mountain to a scenic lookout and restaurant, but that’s not all. From the lookout you can hike the Ben Lomond Track, … Continue reading

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Otago Central Rail Trail

26 February 2018 Otago Central Rail Trail is a 150 km long walking and biking trail between Clyde and Middlemarch. We did 55 km of it from Ida Valley east of Lauder to Clyde. There are a number of rental … Continue reading

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Queenstown

24 – 27 February 2018 Once our time in Fjordland National Park was done we went back to Queenstown. We had passed through a few days ago, this time we stayed for 4 days. Queenstown has only 15,300 residents however … Continue reading

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Fjordland National Park – Part 4

23 February 2018 The Routeburn Track is a 32 km single direction trail that is considered one of the great multi-day hikes in New Zealand. We are not equipped for a multi-day hike but we wanted to experience some of … Continue reading

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